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schizotype

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Pronunciation: /ˈskɪtsəʊtʌɪp
 
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Definition of schizotype in English:

noun

A personality type in which mild symptoms of schizophrenia are present.
Example sentences
  • We found that all three groups, schizotypes, schizophrenics and normal controls, did use both hemispheres when performing creative tasks.

Derivatives

schizotypal

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈtʌɪp(ə)l/
adjective
Example sentences
  • He was also found to be suffering from schizotypal disorder, a mental illness.
  • The study is the first to directly test the association between creativity and low latent inhibition, which also has been linked to mental disorders such as schizophrenia, schizotypal personality disorder and proneness to psychosis.
  • Diagnoses of highly familiar disorders, such as antisocial personality disorder, were more likely to be influenced by theories than diagnoses of unfamiliar disorders, such as schizotypal personality disorder.

schizotypy

2
noun
Example sentences
  • No difference existed between groups in measures of cognitive functioning, working memory and attention, depression, anxiety, schizotypy, or handedness.
  • In the first replication study, 12 correlations were found, all with positive features of schizotypy, none associated with unreality experiences, and 6 items related to psychic experiences.
  • Is it possible that the ‘empire of capital,’ the highest stage of imperialism, is characterized by schizotypy and paranoia?

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